The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 75 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs citing LAN 26 53 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.03% 2.89% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.68% 16.21% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 54
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £63,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
LAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
190 327 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.82% 17.84% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 143 263 250
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region.

LAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

LAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

LAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -7 5 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Knutsford - 4 £25,000 - 1
Macclesfield +22 2 £24,000 -43.52%
Daresbury - 2 £40,000 -
Wilmslow -1 1 - -
Chester -3 1 £40,000 - 2
LAN
North West

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 61 (60.40%) WAN
2 59 (58.42%) DNS
3 58 (57.43%) Cisco
4 54 (53.47%) Citrix
5 45 (44.55%) VMware
6 40 (39.60%) TCP/IP
7 36 (35.64%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (34.65%) DHCP
9 33 (32.67%) Active Directory
9 33 (32.67%) Firewall
10 32 (31.68%) Network Security
11 30 (29.70%) VLAN
11 30 (29.70%) Microsoft
11 30 (29.70%) Windows
12 29 (28.71%) MS Exchange
13 28 (27.72%) iSCSI
14 27 (26.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 27 (26.73%) CCNP
14 27 (26.73%) SSL
15 26 (25.74%) SCCM
16 25 (24.75%) Load Balancing
16 25 (24.75%) Hybrid Cloud
16 25 (24.75%) FCoE
16 25 (24.75%) Fibre Channel
16 25 (24.75%) Wireless
16 25 (24.75%) OSPF
16 25 (24.75%) BGP
16 25 (24.75%) HTTP
16 25 (24.75%) CCIE
16 25 (24.75%) E-Commerce

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (28.71%) MS Exchange
2 25 (24.75%) IIS
3 23 (22.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.96%) JBoss
4 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
1 10 (9.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
1 4 (3.96%) PaaS
1 4 (3.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (60.40%) WAN
2 59 (58.42%) DNS
3 40 (39.60%) TCP/IP
4 35 (34.65%) DHCP
5 33 (32.67%) Firewall
6 32 (31.68%) Network Security
7 30 (29.70%) VLAN
8 28 (27.72%) iSCSI
9 27 (26.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (26.73%) SSL
10 25 (24.75%) BGP
10 25 (24.75%) FCoE
10 25 (24.75%) Fibre Channel
10 25 (24.75%) HTTP
10 25 (24.75%) OSPF
10 25 (24.75%) Wireless
11 24 (23.76%) VoIP
12 17 (16.83%) SAN
13 10 (9.90%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (5.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) AppScan
1 2 (1.98%) Burp Suite
1 2 (1.98%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.93%) Marketing
2 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.96%) Back Office
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Network Engineer
2 26 (25.74%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (24.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 25 (24.75%) Security Engineer
3 25 (24.75%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 25 (24.75%) Senior Security Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) Analyst
5 12 (11.88%) IT Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) Citrix Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Technical Support
8 7 (6.93%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) IT Support
10 5 (4.95%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Citrix Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) Middleware
2 2 (1.98%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.98%) REST
2 2 (1.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.95%) Life Science
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.98%) IVR
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.98%) Social Media
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) Tandem
6 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.70%) Windows
2 22 (21.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (11.88%) Windows Server
5 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.91%) Unix
6 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.95%) Linux
8 2 (1.98%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) E-Commerce
1 25 (24.75%) Load Balancing
2 20 (19.80%) ITIL
3 8 (7.92%) Data Security
3 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.93%) Project Management
5 5 (4.95%) Network Management
5 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.96%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.97%) Supplier Management
7 3 (2.97%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.98%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.98%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (1.98%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.98%) Product Management
8 2 (1.98%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.98%) TOGAF
8 2 (1.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.92%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.98%) Perl
3 2 (1.98%) Python
3 2 (1.98%) Ruby
3 2 (1.98%) VBScript
4 1 (0.99%) C#
4 1 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 36 (35.64%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (26.73%) CCNP
3 25 (24.75%) CCIE
4 9 (8.91%) CCNA
5 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.94%) Degree
7 2 (1.98%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) MCSA
8 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.97%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (32.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.98%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.98%) XenApp
5 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (25.74%) SCCM
2 3 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) Cisco
2 54 (53.47%) Citrix
3 45 (44.55%) VMware
4 30 (29.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle
6 3 (2.97%) Avaya
6 3 (2.97%) CommVault
6 3 (2.97%) Lotus
6 3 (2.97%) NetApp
7 2 (1.98%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.98%) Genesys
7 2 (1.98%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.98%) Sophos
8 1 (0.99%) Apple
8 1 (0.99%) HP
8 1 (0.99%) IBM
8 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.99%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car + competitive
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Salary: From £22,000 to £23,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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